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Other Voices: What Do You Do When You Work as a Knowledge Strategist? (Part 3)

Guy St. Clair

  Our second post in this series looked at the work of the knowledge strategist from the broader strategy perspective. Not surprising to readers of these posts from SMR International, there’s another point of view. While this is not one of the “other voices” of the posts’ title, you expect me to have my own take on this subject, don’t you? Here’s one approach to describing my point of view: Two years ago I spoke to a group of specialist librarians about their career transitions – since a lot of change is going on in specialized librarianship – and I…
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Other Voices: What Do You Do When You Work as a Knowledge Strategist? (Part 2)

Guy St. Clair

  Remember: we’re looking for feedback, for you to share your ideas about the work of the knowledge strategist with others who read these posts. Hopefully we’ll get a good, meaty discussion going. In our first post in this series, you read about what Kate Pugh has to say. Another point of view is that of Cynthia Montgomery, whose excellent work on strategy (The Strategist: Be the Leader Your Business Needs) has become something of a guidebook for me since it was published by HarperCollins last year. It’s a framework a group of colleagues and I came upon when were…
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Save the Elephants: One Last Appeal from Mr. Guy

Guy St. Clair

  By now you’ve seen what I’ve written about this on my personal blog, with the entry entitled Guy’s Elephant Walk – Let’s Save the Elephants. I’m using the blog to invite people to join me in supporting the Wildlife Conservation Society in its work to save the elephants and to stop the awful poaching, and I hope you will support this work, too. For my part, I will be participating in the WCS Run for the Wild on Saturday, April 27 (I’ll be walking – I’m not a runner). Please join me in contributing to this important fund. We’ve done very well with our campaign,…
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